Providing a 5-star rated Xero online accounting service to London based businesses
Are you looking for an expert Xero accountant in London for your business? Approved Accounting are leading Xero specialists. We have been helping small businesses, limited companies, contractors and individuals explore the benefits of cloud accounting for many years.
As specialist Xero accountants in London we can help streamline your accounting so your business can reach its full potential and make more profit quickly. Xero can automatically complete the tasks which usually take up time such as importing bank transactions, creating invoices and payment reminders. Traditional accounting methods such as filing out spreadsheets, cabinet filing and keeping piles of paper is no longer needed. Your accounting can now be done completely in the cloud.
FREE Xero consultations and accounting advice in London
As specialist Xero accountants in London we work with many businesses across the city and further afield. For a free Xero accountant consultation and online accounting advice in London, please contact us.
Please note, our main accounting office is in Havant, Hampshire (close to Portsmouth). However, we are happy to meet face-to-face but please schedule a call with us in the first instance, so we can see if we are a good fit for your business and accounting requirements.
What is Xero accounting software?
Xero is one of the best online accounting software platforms with over 1,000,000 users worldwide. It seamlessly connects with your small business bank account so each transaction appears quickly and you can keep your records in check and up to date all the time.
You can have unlimited users in Xero so you and your colleagues can access any time and from anywhere. It is secure and everything is backed up automatically. It also connects to many other business apps such as PayPal, GoCardless and Stripe so you can receive payments electronically, direct from the invoices you send. Now you can focus on running your business without spending your working day on time consuming tasks such as invoicing, payroll, expenses and reconciling accounts.
Xero online accounting software has been designed to run in the cloud. This means you can track your finances on any device as it works work across all mobile, tablet and desktop – it is fully mobile. Securely access your dashboard at glance and track your cashflow from your mobile phone, it really is that easy. You can run your business from anywhere!
What are the benefits of using Xero for your accounting in London?
- HRMC recognised and approved VAT software which is fully compliant for ‘Making Tax Digital’.
- Real-time accounting easily accessed from desktop, mobile and tablet, where there is an internet connection (Windows, Android and Apple).
- Automatic App updates on your phone, no software to install on your PC or Mac as Xero works via a web browser.
- Seamlessly connects to your bank account to import statement lines in real time.
- Reconcile your bank account quickly with the latest transactions imported.
- Xero makes invoicing easy with automatic repeating invoices and reminders.
- Xero allows unlimited users where as traditional software are single or limited user products.
- Get access to the latest upgrades and new features at no additional cost, rolled out automatically.
- Backups are performed automatically so you never have to worry about losing your data. So, even if your computer is stolen or crashes, your data is safe and backed up elsewhere.
How can Approved Accounting’s specialist Xero accountants help you?
Our role in introducing Xero software to our clients has not gone unnoticed! Approved Accounting have been recognised by Xero for successfully helping a large number of clients transition to their online accounting platform. As a result, we have achieved Gold Champion Partner status.
As we have been working with Xero for many years and we know how to integrate your business into this market-leading online accounting software as efficiently as possible. You will have direct access to Jon and Matt, our small business accountants who will be able to answer any questions you might have before you make any decisions. And going forward we can build a system to manage your finances through Xero, with no more complicated spreadsheets or piles of paperwork!
Jon explains the benefits of using Xero for your small business:
Xero were so impressed with the online accounting service we were providing they made a video for us. Watch as Jon director at Approved Accounting explains the benefits of switching to Xero for small business accounting.
Why choose us as your Xero Accountants in London?
When you decide to work with us at Approved Accounting in London, we will work hard to meet the demands of your accounting needs by providing excellent support and an outstanding service which has provided us with a 5-star rated service. Just read a small selection of our Google reviews and see the evidence of the many happy clients we have. Approved Accounting are ICAEW chartered accountants which means we work to the ICAEW code of ethics and are also subject to their disciplinary procedures. This ensures we maintain a very high level of service for our clients.
The benefits of working with Approved Accounting:
- We can setup a brand new online financial system regardless of the size of your business
- We can switch and transfer your existing accounting systems to Xero
- Approved Accounting are Xero gold partners and Xero certified experts
- Xero is cheap, cost effective and affordable for your small business
- We can provide you with Xero training, tips and tricks so you can hit the ground running
- We also work with Quickbooks and FreeAgent cloud-based systems if Xero isn’t quite right for your business
- We offer affordable monthly accounting pricing packages tailored for your business which will include Xero.
Switching to Xero
Switching to Xero is easy and we make it a straightforward process. Provide Jon and Matt with the details of your existing accountants and we’ll do the rest. There may be a few forms to complete along the way but we’ll be there to support and guide you. You will be able to ask questions freely as we won’t charge hourly accounting rates. You’ll be able to distance yourself from old fashioned bookkeeping and start your journey into cloud accounting sooner rather than later. Click here to learn more about switching accountants and the factors you need to consider.
Who should use Xero for their online accounting?
As ICAEW Chartered Accountants we are well versed with providing an exceptional online accounting service to many businesses and individuals across the UK. By partnering with us these businesses have flourished and grown from start-ups to national enterprises. Our Xero accounting service can be tailored to your individual requirements. We like to build a long-lasting relationship with you that will ultimately help your business become more profitable in the long run. See the full range of accounting services we offer.
Xero for small businesses: Many small businesses fail in their first years due to a lack of basic understanding of their financial situation. Start your small business the right way with Xero and Approved Accounting and you’ll have access to the tools, support and knowledge you need to grow. By working with us you will save time and money by ensuring you have an efficient accounting system and a team of experts to back you up. We can also give your small business the advice it needs to maximise your chances of being profitable.
Xero for limited companies: Outsource your accounting to us and we’ll take the administrative burden from running a limited company from your shoulders. Using our secure, cloud-based accounting system – Xero, we can monitor your expenditure and help you to automate your invoices, expenses, payments and cashflow.
Xero Cloud Accounting Frequently Asked Questions
How secure is Xero? Xero is very secure as all of its servers are enterprise-grade hosting facilities that employ robust physical and cyber-security controls to prevent unauthorised access. These controls include 24/7/365 monitoring and surveillance, onsite security staff and regular ongoing security audits.
Where is my data stored in Xero? Data is stored on Xero’s servers and encrypted when it is transferred between data centres for backup and replication. Xero encrypts all data between subscribers and Xero using industry-standard TLS (Transport Layer Security).
Can I store receipts for my expenses? Supporting documents like invoices and receipts can be scanned or emailed straight into Xero making it easy to share with your accountant.
Is Xero easy to use? Xero is very intuitive and is easy to learn meaning new users don’t need any previous experience in accounting software to grasp the basics. However, with the support of experts like Approved Accounting, you can really get the best out of it.
Is there monthly reporting in Xero? Within the Xero dashboard you’ll be able to quickly see the performance of your business including bank balances, unpaid invoices and customisable key performance indicators. Xero reports can also be easily customised to compare actual results to the prior month, same month last year, year-to-date and much more.
How do I get started?
To the start the process of implementing Xero for your online accounting please contact us. You can call our London number on 0207 100 1375 to speak to Jon or Matt directly. Alternatively, complete our online form to initiate a conversation with us, and get the accounting advice you need to get started.
We are more than happy to visit your place of business or work with you via phone, Skype etc. Our fees are sensibly structured and we offer monthly payment plans at no extra cost, so you’ll always find our service to be excellent value for money. For more information on the accounting services we offer please see our accountant in London page.